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Parks Canada Lifeguard
Jasper, AB $25.56 - $27.77 an hour We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential. Assessment accommodation When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment. Duties As part of our fun and dynamic team, you will actively supervise outdoor pools, providing emergency care when necessary, and assist in the day-to-day cleaning and minor maintenance of the facilities. Ultimately our goal is to provide a safe aquatic environment and a Quality Visitor Experience for guests of the Park. Miette Hot Springs is a fast paced, challenging and engaging work environment. If you enjoy working outdoors, and feel that your knowledge, skills and abilities would be a good fit we would like to hear about it. This position provides lifeguard services and related reception, information, cashier and janitorial services to guests in pools, and contributes to visitor use and enjoyment in a safe, secure environment. Work environment Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada. Miette Hot Springs are remotely located in the heart of Jasper National Park, approximately 60 km east of the Jasper town site, 50 km west of Hinton and 336 km west of Edmonton. Shared staff accommodations at Miette may be available, but cannot be guaranteed. Intent of the process This process will be used to staff positions at Miette Hot Springs in Jasper National Park for a variety of season lengths and tenures (temporary/indeterminate, full-time/part-time/as & when required). Interviews are anticipated to begin January 2020, and will continue until all positions have been filled. A list of qualified candidates will be established, and may be used to fill similar positions of various tenures (temporary/indeterminate, full-time/part-time/as & when required) in other work locations. Positions to be filled: Number to be determined Information you must provide Your resume. Contact information for 2 references. In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) EDUCATION: Secondary school diploma or Public Service Commission approved alternative. Degree equivalency OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION: Current National Lifeguard (NL) Certification or International Life Saving Federation Pool Lifeguard equivalent certification (http://www.ilsf.org/certification/equivalency-tables) Current Standard First Aid with level 'C' CPR certification from an approved agency or International Red Cross / St. John’s Ambulance First Aid certification *** Copies of current certifications (awards) must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org EXPERIENCE: Experience providing information and service to the public; Experience working in a team environment. If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications) ADDITIONAL OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Advanced First Aid awards; Swimming Pool Operators certification; Valid driver’s licence. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE: Previous Lifeguarding experience; Previous experience in cash handling; Previous experience in janitorial cleaning. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential Information on language requirements ABILITIES: Ability to provide a quality visitor experience; Ability to analyze and synthesize information to understand issues, identify options, and support sound decision making; Ability to follow established practices and procedures as well as to adapt them to changing circumstances and conditions. PERSONAL SUITABILITY: Personally connects with others (team work); Exercises sound judgment; Takes initiative; Demonstrates integrity. The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE : Public swimming pool facility safety and supervision standards; Canadian Rockies Hot Springs facilities and surrounding areas. OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Willingness to use SCBA equipment and work with chlorine gas and other pool chemicals; Willingness to obtain Oxygen Therapy Certification within 3-months of appointment; Willingness to wear a uniform and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Willingness to work a variable shift schedule (posted weekly in accordance with Parks Canada Agency collective agreement) including: evening & weekend shifts, holidays and overtime in various weather conditions; Willingness to perform a variety of work tasks including; cleaning, snow removal, cash handling, pool and ground maintenance; Willingness to perform major first aid and water rescues under reasonable physical stresses. Willingness to obtain Canadian Life Saving Society National Lifeguard (NL) Certification and Current Standard First Aid with level 'C' CPR certification from an approved agency in Canada within 3 months of appointment if applying with International Life Saving Federation Pool Lifeguard equivalent certification and / or International Red Cross / St. John’s Ambulance First Aid certification. Conditions of employment Reliability Status security clearance - All employees of the Federal Government are required to meet Reliability Status; details of the screening process and applications will be provided at the time of interviews Maintenance of Occupational certifications May be required to undergo and pass pre-placement and periodic medical checks